A session with only SELECT privilege on a table can still block another session from updating the same concerned row(s) (Doc ID 563959.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A session that only has SELECT privileges on a table that executes a SELECT FOR UPDATE,  will nevertheless block any session attempting to perform an update operation on any row in the result set of the "SELECT FOR UPDATE".

Cause

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